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Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 18,593
favorite 33
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Nick cannot plan ahead, but is convinced to do so after imagining himself as a drifter or a bum.
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Topics: Social guidance, Morality, Teenagers
Educational Films
by Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Cellucotton Division
movies
eye 1,856
favorite 19
comment 1
Through animated drawings and diagrams explains the physiology of menstruation, suggests methods of care and hygiene, and encourages a healthy attitude toward the process. Demonstrates the preparation of a study schedule, allocating the best study hours for the hardest subjects, and discusses the techniques of reading and the importance of developing reading skill.
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Topics: menstruation, Menstruation
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by Photo & Sound Productions for Medical Arts Productions
movies
eye 109,130
favorite 107
comment 21
Menstruation education film for young teenage girls, redolent with dated detail.
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Topics: Sex education, Gender roles, Children
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 857,430
favorite 42
comment 3
Actress Gale Storm and family take a road trip in their Chevrolet and review the do's and don'ts of auto traveling.
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Topics: Tourism, Travelogues, Car culture: General
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 2,619
favorite 13
comment 1
Gives students a basis for thinking clearly about real love and shows that mere conviction of love is not enough to insure lasting happiness.
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 284,030
favorite 216
comment 51
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute...
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 15,799
favorite 26
comment 8
Social guidance film for teenagers encouraging insight into the motives, tastes and desires of others.
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Topic: Social guidance
Prelinger Archives
by Knickerbocker Productions
movies
eye 19,035
favorite 39
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A teenage girl reflects on her emotional growth, remembering episodes in which her love, fear, anger were not always under control, and decides not to go "park" with her boyfriend.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Sex education
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 42,591
favorite 50
comment 7
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Occupations: Clerical
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 12,620
favorite 32
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Assisted by an instructive dream, a secretary learns how to be more personable and thus render her job more enjoyable.
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Topics: Social guidance, Occupations: Clerical, Gender roles
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by Wilding
movies
eye 1,858
favorite 4
comment 2
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by Knickerbocker Productions
movies
eye 50,701
favorite 86
comment 40
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
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Topics: Social guidance, Gender roles, Psychology
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by Premier-Hardcastle Productions / Social Science Films
movies
eye 21,188
favorite 59
comment 6
Etiquette for teenagers as demonstrated by well-dressed youth of Webster Groves (Missouri) High School.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Webster Groves, Missouri
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 31,090
favorite 56
comment 13
How to behave.
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Topic: Social guidance
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 117,587
favorite 32
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Explains the reasoning behind attractive and correct tea-table arranging. One of the satellite films that accompanied Let's Give a Tea. See also Arranging a Buffet Supper.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Chicago Film Studios of Chicago Film Laboratory
movies
eye 8,818
favorite 16
comment 6
A teenage boy discovers how good nutrition (i.e. milk products) improves his habits, social life and bowling score.
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Topics: Nutrition, Health and hygiene, Teenagers
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 118,305
favorite 20
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Dramatizes the story of a father, who, after finding himself at a loss for words at a public meeting, follows his son's lead and starts a campaign of vocabulary improvement.
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Topics: Literacy, Words, Self-improvement
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by Knickerbocker Productions
movies
eye 40,230
favorite 51
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Shows the differences in the life experience of three male babies from three different social classes. One young man succeeds his father as president of the family manufacturing company. Another, a middle-class white-collar worker at the same company, leaves the town of his birth and moves to New York City where he becomes a respected advertising art director, thus rising in social status. A third, born into the working class, trains as a mechanic and holds an influential job at a service...
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Topics: Sociology, Class, 1950s
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 18,602
favorite 52
comment 6
The four steps in acquiring, maintaining and improving mental health: express emotions naturally, respect yourself, respect others, and solve problems as they arise.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Mental hygiene
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by Lamont-Clemens, Inc.
movies
eye 17,528
favorite 48
comment 3
Time-travel story promoting rayon lingerie.
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Topics: Fashion: Industry, Media: Television, Synthetics
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by Lamont-Clemens, Inc.
movies
eye 13,220
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comment 2
Time-travel story promoting rayon lingerie.
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Topics: Fashion: Industry, Media: Television, Synthetics
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by Reed (Roland) Productions
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eye 28,942
favorite 45
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Fashions for sport and evening wear, all made from Bemberg rayon. Narration: Muriel Evans. Photography: William Steiner. Art Director: Alfred Pan(?). Sound Engineer: Walter Hicks. Production Manager: S.E. Harrison. With Dorothy Fa(?) (Carol); Francis Goodwin (Jane); Ruth Bra(?) (Alice); Ann Rountree (Gloria); Marjorie Hawthorne (Patsy); Bette Miller (Martha); Helen Dillard. Fashion Director: Tobe. In Technicolor.
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Topics: Fashion, Synthetics, Models
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
by Lewis, Dora S.; Bowers, Mabel Goode; Kettunen, Marietta
texts
eye 6,837
favorite 49
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1955 public domain high school sewing/home economics textbook. "PREFACE Every girl wants to be attractive. In this book we have capitalized on this motivation to help girls develop skills of lasting value to themselves and to their families. Starting with simple grooming procedures and the art of choosing becoming lines, textures, and colors, we have gone on to show how to choose clothes and accessories that create harmonious costumes. Most families have limited funds for clothing, and...
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Topics: Clothing and Dress, Dressmaking, Needlework, Sewing, Home Ec, Home Economics, Vintage Clothing,...
"It's up to you to keep the home fires burning, to see that you and your family stay easy-on-the-eyes. Fortunately, you can be patriotic and pretty both. It's easy to teach an old wardrobe new tricks, to resurrect the skeletons in your closet and bring them up to date. Come on, take those old knockabouts and turn them into knockouts, keep that glint in Uncle Sam's eye and still do your stint towards Victory!"
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Topics: Sewing, Vintage Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Home Economics, World War, 1939-1945, Needlework,...
The Library of Congress
by Cornell, Louise Frances
texts
eye 1,095
favorite 16
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Sewing
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 1,468
favorite 14
comment 0
McCall patterns in pockets of v. 2-3
Topic: Sewing
Prelinger Archives
by Hartley Productions
movies
eye 26,845
favorite 45
comment 8
Home-sewed clothes as high fashion.
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Topics: Sewing, Fashion
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 10,401
favorite 22
comment 5
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 1,497
favorite 5
comment 1
More conventional wisdom from Coronet presented through the use of the classic "Goofus and Gallant" device.
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 72,191
favorite 54
comment 19
Jim, an emotionally immature teen, learns to evaluate his personality and to better work out his problems.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Teenagers
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 1,905
favorite 9
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SHOWS HOW DEPENDENCY GROWS & YET HOW NECESSARY SELF-RELIANCE IS TO ALL SUCCESSFUL ENDEAVOR & HAPPINESS. ANALYZES THE STEPS IN DEVELOPING SELF-RELIANCE-ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY, BE INFORMED, KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING, MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS. The steps to self-reliance takes time and hard work, and these steps: (1) Assume responsibility, (2) Be informed, (3) Know where you're going, and (4) Make your own decisions. Allen frequently checks a card with these steps typed on it to help himself...
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 3,624
favorite 12
comment 1
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL BOY LEARNS HOW & WHERE TO ASK GIRL FOR DATE, & WHERE TO TAKE HER FOR GOOD TIME WITHOUT SPENDING TOO MUCH MONEY OR BEING BORED BY COMMERCIALIZED AMUSEMENTS. 07:28:24:00 - 07:29:01:00 MLS 2 teenage boys walking along, tossing ball back and forth (trees in BG); pan across to CU girl waving o.s.; boy drops ball as he waves back; girl walks toward house; VS boy watching her as she walks; boy throws ball o.s. 07:29:02:00 - 07:31:39:00 MS 2 teenage boys enter house; one lays...
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 69,925
favorite 89
comment 19
Two teenagers, wishing to marry early, visit their minister for advice and receive counseling, some of it quite pragmatic, the rest a little strange.
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Topics: Social guidance, Marriage, Gender roles
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 13,765
favorite 19
comment 3
Demonstrates how self-confidence and right attitudes are necessary to good health.
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Topics: Social guidance, Health and hygiene, Teenagers
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 2,681
favorite 10
comment 1
Are You Ready for Marriage? was produced to stem the epidemic of youthful, impetuous, and unsuccessful marriages following World War II. The Coronet catalog entry for the film reads: "A very young couple have just about decided to elope since the girl's parents object to the marriage. However, they first decide to talk over their problem with the marriage counselor at the church. During this talk they find that they really don't know too much about each other, and the counselor suggests...
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 22,421
favorite 40
comment 6
How to make the most of your free time.
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Topic: Social guidance
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 11,378
favorite 25
comment 8
Modern-day moral tale resembling Ben Franklin's autobiography.
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Topics: Social guidance, Morality, Economics
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 14,722
favorite 40
comment 2
Biology teacher explains emotions, voluntary and involuntary behavior.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Psychology: Emotions
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 31,365
favorite 73
comment 7
Chemistry gives birth to new synthetics benefitting women, in this case sheer stockings.
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Topics: Fashion, Synthetics, Gender roles
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 21,390
favorite 57
comment 9
Premarital advice for young women.
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Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives
by Simmel-Meservey
movies
eye 561
favorite 2
comment 1
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by Simmel-Meservey
movies
eye 19,518
favorite 40
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Dramatized presentation of proper table etiquette for teenagers, heavy on criticism and guilt.
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Topic: Social guidance: Etiquette
Prelinger Archives
by Simmel-Meservey
movies
eye 688
favorite 5
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The American tradition of the buffet supper is shown in its simple preparation. A "must" for the homemaker or hostess.
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by Simmel-Meservey
movies
eye 557
favorite 4
comment 1
Describes the proper procedures involved in giving a tea, such as making a guest list, describing the dress and arranging a tea table. Points out that rules of etiquette are practical.
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Prelinger Archives
by Simmel-Meservey
movies
eye 22,497
favorite 62
comment 5
Experiences of two couples on a double date at the Junior Prom.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Dance and dancing
A/V Geeks
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 1,260
favorite 14
comment 1
Attempt to develop sympathy and understanding for the socially isolated by offering suggestions for overcoming this condition. Coronet Films Sound 12 Minutes Produced by Coronet Films. Educational collaborator: Paul H. Landis, Ph. D., Professor of Sociology, the State College of Washington. Synopsis : This is the story of Mike Hanlon, a high school football player and a boy of pleasing personality. Mike wants friends but instead of trying to make friends with individuals, he concentrates on...
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 562,664
favorite 104
comment 5
How exercise will make you healthy and popular.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Exercise
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 293,494
favorite 96
comment 6
Siblings Don and Sue show how they keep themselves well groomed throughout the school week and for their Friday night dates.
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Topics: Social guidance, Health and hygiene
Prelinger Archives
by Cornell University
movies
eye 261,619
favorite 117
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Lively children illustrate the results of good nutrition, affection, and intelligent care.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Agriculture: Food industry: Meat, Nutrition
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by Centron Corporation
movies
eye 10.6M
favorite 111
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Young girl's mirror image teaches her fundamentals of good posture.
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Topic: Health and hygiene
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by Crawley Films
movies
eye 87,970
favorite 116
comment 16
How far can young people go in petting and still stay within the bounds of personal standards and social mores?
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Topics: Sex education, Teenagers, Social guidance
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 13,510
favorite 32
comment 7
Dramatic film offering instruction in basic social graces.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Teenagers
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 49,364
favorite 64
comment 13
Attempts to provoke teens into discussion on the complex issue of going steady. Provides little support for the practice.
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Social guidance: Dating
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 122,752
favorite 60
comment 9
A bad-mannered 14-year-old meets himself as a young man of 21, and learns the fundamentals of good table manners.
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Topics: Social guidance: Etiquette, Children
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 27,467
favorite 57
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Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films.
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Topics: Social guidance, Occupations: Clerical, Gender roles
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 19,270
favorite 22
comment 5
How a child learns to return borrowed items, keep promises and fulfill assignments.
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Topic: Social guidance
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 186,044
favorite 244
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Classic instructional film for teen daters, presented here in the rare (but incomplete) Kodachrome version.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Dating, Gender roles